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  • When Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients Should Stop Using Immunotherapy

    July 13, 2020
    Metastatic lung cancer patients should continue with immunotherapy for up to 2 years if they are responsive and are not experiencing excessive toxicity or disease progression. Initially, stage III lung cancer patients usually undergo immunotherapy for one year as established in one clinical trial. The trial results showed that durvalumab (imfinzi) could prolong overall survival and progression-free survival in stage...read more
  • New Guidelines for Patients to Access Cancer Care during Covid-19

    June 15, 2020
    The Federal guidelines have allowed cancer patients to access care even with the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, cancer care teams and their patients have experienced difficulty in making choices about administering treatments, screening, and diagnostic care. The guidelines provided earlier advised some care centers to postpone non-essential and elective procedures to allow medical professionals to focus...read more
  • Cancer Care Management during the Coronavirus Era

    May 14, 2020
    Most cancer treatments and clinical trials have either been put on hold or postponed during the COVID 19 pandemic. This is because both newly diagnosed and metastatic disease patients are afraid of getting infected. Right now, COVID-19 has become the leading cause of death globally, overshadowing Ischemic heart disease and cancer. This is due to the speed at which the...read more
  • Surgery is the Best Option for Early-Stage Colon Cancer

    April 15, 2020
    The large intestine (colorectum) is a crucial component of the digestive system. Cancer found in any part of the colon can spread to the lungs, liver, bones, and other organs in the body. Individuals with personal or family history of colon cancer may start experiencing symptoms at age 25-35. Therefore, it is recommended to go for genetic testing after consulting...read more
  • Ways for Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of Breast Cancer

    March 14, 2020
    Cancer is a deadly disease that requires proactive measures to defeat. Regular screening and checkups can help identify the disease early while it’s treatable. Breast cancer incidence in women across the world is very high and is expected to rise in the coming years. Mammography is the standard method for detecting breast cancer early. The procedure can identify tiny lesions...read more
  • How to Recognize Colon Cancer

    February 14, 2020
    A patient’s chance of recovering from colon cancer is relatively low. In its final stages, the chances of survival from colorectal cancer are very minimal and end in the death of the patient. But if identified early, survival rates can improve. About 60% of all cases of colon cancer affect the intestines, while the remaining 40% is from the rectum....read more
  • An Artificial Intelligence to Identify Who Can Benefit from Lung cancer Immunotherapy

    January 17, 2020
    Lung cancer is often aggressive, making it difficult to detect while in the early stages. It does not present any noticeable symptoms, either. Targeted therapy is the best option that will ensure positive outcomes for patients with this disease. However, before administering immunotherapy, doctors need to determine which patients can benefit from this option. For favorable outcomes for lung cancer...read more

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